Australian Women's Amateur: Upsets in first round
19 Jan 2012
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

see also: Yarra Yarra Golf Club


MELBOURNE, Australia (Jan. 19, 2012) -- There were more upsets in the Australian Women’s Amateur Championship as the final sixteen head into Friday’s second elimination round at Woodlands Golf Club.

The upset of the day went to Long Island member Montana Strauss (Vic) who defeated World Number 3 Cecilia Cho (NZ) 5&3. Defending champion Ashlee Dewhurst (Tas) lost to Queensland’s Christina Mew to end her defense of the title.

World number 1 Lydia Ko (NZ) eased into the second round with a 5&3 win over Victorian Jacinta Brideson. Japanese pair Kotone Hori and Rio Watanabe also progressed to the second round.

National Squad members Jaimee Dougan (QLD) and Su Hyun Oh (Vic) both recorded convincing 7&5 victories.

Results For Australian Women's Amateur Golf Championship
Place  Pts
WinNew ZealandLydia KoNew Zealand1000
Runner-upAustraliaBreanna ElliottAustralia700
SemifinalsAustraliaWhitney HillierAustralia500
SemifinalsAustraliaMinjee LeeAustralia500
QuarterfinalsNew ZealandGrace LennonNew Zealand400

View full results for Australian Women's Amateur Golf Championship

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